Yahaya Bello

You Are On Excursion in Kogi Government House, PDP Tells Yahaya Bello

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Wednesday’s swearing-in of Yahaya Bello of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as Governor of Kogi State as an excursion to the Kogi State Government House.

A statement issued on Wednesday by the National Secretary of the Party, Prof. Adewale Oladipo described the inauguration ceremony as a comical event organized by the APC.

According to the statement, “The said Yahaya Bello, who cannot claim the overall winning votes in the election is therefore a shadow-chasing passerby on an excursion in Kogi state government house, as the so-called swearing-in ceremony, having no bearing from the votes at election is at best an APC function.

“The people of Kogi are aware that the man being paraded by the APC is not the person they exercised confidence in at the election as he scored a paltry 6885 vote in the so-called supplementary election as against the 204,877 votes polled by the PDP candidate, Alhaji Idris Wada in the overall election.

“However, as a law abiding party, we hereby urge our members and the people of Kogi state to remain calm and not despair over this slap on democracy as the courts would soon deliver justice with regard to the authentic governor with the mandate of the majority at the election.”

 

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